Very Funny Festival set for Chicago

Ellen DeGeneres

It will be a week-long siege of merriment and guffaws as TBS Presents "A Very Funny Festival: Just for Laughs," which gets under way in Chicago on June 15.

With more than 100 acts in 12 venues, everyone from Ellen DeGeneres to Bob Odenkirk will be there with their fools' caps on and their jibes sharply pointed.

Tickets are already on sale at Ticketmaster locations, online at or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Tickets for festival events also will be available at respective venue box offices. Full schedule and festival information is available at